Brewed by HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 572   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
This beer was brewed in sept. 06 and has since then been aged in oak barrels until bottling on March 22. 2008. The beer is blended for roundness but is still very sour and a little bit acetic. We think our first attempt has been a great success and we will definitely try this again.
8.5% alc. 20 ibu. Serve at 8-12C

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nealblind (1867) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 16, 2016
dark brown pour some dark tan head. Aroma char, licorice, blackberries and cream. Tastes caramel, coffee, licorice dense flavors on top of each other. lots of carb

jesperhammer (4737) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2016
13-FEB-2016, bottle @home, brought by Morten. Hazy Brown with a lasting, low, off-white head. Wood, cherry, red wine. Coca Cola, bread. Very very tart. Very very nice.

KoNrRiI (1521) - Århus, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2016
0.5 bottle. Hazy, dark brown color and a small, off-white head. Aroma is vinous, acetic, yeasty, sour. Taste is obviously sour, once again acetic, a tad fruity. A medium body, a slick texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is even sourer than the rest, introduces strong notes of wood. Overall the beer is definitely too sour to be drinkable; however, I do enjoy feisty brews with flavors full of character. This one certainly falls into this category without offending.

rumproasts (5359) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2016
bottle. deep mahogany red with minimal head. low carbonation. very tart with cranberry and lots of oak. rather thin body. i love sours, but this borders on too sour. interesting, but not among the best i’ve had of the style.

Holmen1 (5915) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2016
Flaske (batch 687, brygget 20.11.13) fra polets nettbutikk, hjemme: brunsvart med rød undertone. Svært kort skum. Aroma og (deilig!) smak av sure kirsebær, rips og oe lett rødvinsaktig. Tørr, snerpende vinøs avslutning. Slank for sitt vitamininnhold, så det byr ikke på problemer å helle den vellystig over drøvelen.

BRW (2781) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 29, 2015
On tap at Brewpub Le Sec. Hazy brown colour with tan head. Fruity, wine aroma. Sour, fruity, sweet, wine taste. Medium body.

tomekboniek (770) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Butelka. Barwa ciemno brązowa. Brak piany. Aromat kwaśny, winny, dziki. W smaku duża kwaśność wiśniowo-porzeczkowa, praktycznie brak nut beczkowych. Dodatkowo w smaku można doszukać się wyraźnych nut winnych charakterystycznych dla czerwonego wytrawnego wina. Goryczka niska, rozgrzewająca przełyk. Zdecydowanie ciekawe piwo, szkoda, że baczka tak słabo zaznaczona.

metalspice (973) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - NOV 27, 2015
svart med noen rød/lilla toner., nesten uten skum. Eik, eplekart, aske og lær i duften. Smaken er kompleks med flere lag av surhet. Eik fremtredende også i smaken. Noe bitterhet sammen med surheten. Lang ettersmak som også inneholder noe karamell. Tørr avslutning. Højdare!

AndySnow (7683) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - NOV 27, 2015
How: Bottle..
Where: Tasting 2015-10-09, bought from Systembolaget.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Dried fruit, vinous, acidic, malt.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Sour, vinous, dried fruit, malt.

melush (4144) - SPAIN - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle 50cl / Botella 50cl. @ XXXII, Sevilla, España. A: Hazy brown / Marron turbio. T/S: Sour, cherry, fruity / Agrio, cereza, afrutado.

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